The Bayelsa State Emergency Management Agency (BYSEMA), says the floods have affected no fewer than 1.3 million people.
This is according to data released Monday by Yenogoa and obtained by the Nigeria Agency .
The agency said as many as 1.2 million were displaced and forced to seek refuge in temporary camps.
Ibnubia said data collection from the field was still ongoing.
”The flood affected several farmlands, school buildings, health structures and other facilities.
”The flooding also affected some 300 communities in the state’s eight LGAs.
reports that the agency said that among the most affected areas in the state are: Biseni, Tombia-Ekpetiama, Tombia-Amassoma Road, Akenfa, Akenpai, Igbogene and Swali, all in the Yenagoa local government area, as well as Kaiama, Odi, Otuoke, and Ogbia communities.
Others include: Agbere, Odoni, Bulu-Oria, Agoro, and Sagbama.
reports that floods have affected parts of Nigeria in the last two months.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has said that around 2.5 million people are affected and more than 603 people have died in the country.
Source Credit: NAN